Newport man killed in Giles County crash

Published: Jul. 12, 2021 at 1:41 PM EDT
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GILES COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - One person is dead following a crash on Route 460 in Giles County.

Virginia State Police is investigating the fatal crash that happened around 5:30 Sunday afternoon. Authorities say a Fiat 500 was going east on 460, near the intersection with Maybrook Road, when it crossed into the left lane, went through the median and collided with a Dodge Ram 1500 going west.

The driver of the Fiat, 80-year-old Allen Meredith, of Newport, died at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the Dodge, a 37-year-old man from Toledo, Ohio was not injured.

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